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The Crew is on Deck

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Some people like music , Some Love music Yacht Rock Miami’s new program ” The Crew” has assembled a group of ” SUPERFANS” that Live, Eat and Breathe the sophisticated, smooth and silky music known as ” Yacht Rock” but they don’t stop there . These experts go beyond the genre and discover tracks that many missed during their initial release. Many names unfamiliar to the casual listener. The Crew members are spread throughout the United States and Canada and were hand picked from Michael Atilano’s Yacht Rock Facebook Group the largest on the internet. The 60 minute program is assembled at Yacht Rock Miami studios by Captain Juan Luv and Captain G. Crew members submit their song picks which range from standard classics to obscure treasures that always demand repeat listening. The pilot episode recieved an enthusiastic reception from hundreds of fans who E mailed us from as far away as Brussels, Belgium and Singapore as well as many artists who were delighted to have a platform for their music .” The Crew” can be heard exclusively on Yacht Rock Miami & Pacific Coast FM Check the Facebook pages for times and dates.

Here is a sample  The Crew Program #1

The Crew
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On the Boat with PAGE 99 ” SEPTEMBER”

Yachtcutation is a program I host on Yacht Rock Miami we pride ourselves in diving deep and discovering Past, Present and Future musical treasures that represent the smooth qualities of Yacht Rock that will make it ” On the Boat” 

Page 99 is a new generation of Yacht Rock and AOR…Inspired by the US West Coast music of the 1970’s and 80’s, Page 99 definitely has the ” Bounce” down to a T on their track ” September” There are lots of influences present on this upbeat track, you can hear the musicianship of some of the greats Jeff Porcaro, Jay Graydon while still enjoying a fresh new take on the era.

The Page 99 concept is similar to that of the Yacht Rock era where it is built with the vision of individual “for-hire” musicians filling in around the two stable members: John H. Nixon (Drums, keys, synths, rhythm guitars, vocals, track arrangement, production, mixing, mastering, etc. and Russel David Fitzpatrick (vocals, and all vocal arrangements). All the other parts are session players from all over including Detroit, California, Philadelphia, Pisa Italy and more.

In just of few short weeks of regular rotation on www.yachtrockmiami.com fans from all over the world have made this track one of the most requested songs on the station at 803 -999-SAIL (7245)

Buy the Track Here Page 99 -September

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Mayer Hawthorne “Someone Like You”

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t’s the kind of music that we secretly prayed would be produced again. It took a lot searching but about 2 years ago I discovered Mayer , since then I’ve been hooked. Check out this and other smooth classics on www.yachtrockmiami.com

Official audio of Mayer Hawthorne’s “Someone Like You” from his new EP, Party of One (BMG/Vagrant 2016). Download the “Party of One” EP now: http://smarturl.it/PartyOfOne Listen to “Party of One” EP (full album) here: http://smarturl.it/PartyOfOneYT Text Mayer: +1 (323) 402-5291 Subscribe to the official Mayer Hawthorne Channel here: http://smarturl.it/MayerYouTubeSub

 
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Donny Benet " Konichiwa"

We “ exposed” our audiences to Donny Benet
at one of our shows here in Miami about a
year ago. We’ve discovered that when we present
new music to our audiences , it should be
audio only, as videos seem to taint and influence
negatively songs that otherwise would be well
received. “ Konichiwa” ( 2017) from Donny Benet’s LP
“ The Don ” was totally the opposite. The video
sparked an immediate interest in this Sydney
based solo recording artist, whose musical
inspirations are obvious in his unique
style , which borrows heavily from Italo Disco,
and R&B from the 80s.
“Konichiwa ” is an ultra-smooth track , sung in a
whisper style, over a 4 on the Floor Disco/Soul
beat, complete with a very sexy sax solo.
A perfect video to introduce you to Donny’s cool ,
underdog persona. The burning sax player is
my favorite aside from the suit.
And No, he’s not that
“porno guy”

Buy Konichiwa here AMAZON LINK

Listen on www.yachtrockmiami.com

 

 

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Bad Business " Cadillac Villa"

There is no mistaking where the inspiration for their music comes from as you listen to Bad Business and their new track “ Cadillac Villa. On a secluded island or on the upper deck of your shiny new yacht sipping an ice cold Champale the vibe is smooth and classy. Reminiscent of such Yacht Rock Masters as Bill LaBounty and Marc Jordan .Bad Business delivers an expertly crafted track with all the elements Yacht Rock fans are familiar with.
“The bounce” the guitar solo and of course those smooth vocals complimented by Fantine adding the lady’s touch.
“ Cadillac Villa” steps back into sexy groove ,unlike my favorite“Sailor’s Delight” which funks you up from start to finish . But the “ Business” still delivers another winner.This is definitely a band to watch ( and hear)
Thankfully Yacht Rock Miami alwaysahead of the curve has placed several
of their tracks on rotation and the video for Cadillac Villa seems to be a crowd favorite at Yacht Rock Miami’s Live DJ Performances.
Listen at www.yachtrockmiami.com

Buy Song Here https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/badbusiness9 https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/badbusiness9

 

 
 

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Vladimir Cetkar " Going Home"

Yacht Rock Miami is known for their classic smooth sounds of the 80s. but the station is also a launching pad for those ” Smooth” artists of today such as Vladimir Cetkar . His LP ” Coming Home” and the title track ,released by the Japanese Music Label P-Vine Records is becoming one of the most requested songs on the station. Vladimir Cetkar was greatly influenced by such jazzfunksoul and disco bands and musicians as Change, Chic, Earth Wind and Fire, Patrice Rushen, Cameo, The Brothers Johnson, Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Quincy Jones, Jamiroquai and many more and it shows. You have to check out this artist!! 

 

 Website: https://vladimircetkar.com/

Buy His Music Here … https://www.amazon.com/Vladimir-Cetkar/e/B00H8ROLCG

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